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    • LewS
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    • West Palm Beach, FL
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    Yes [Y] Great News! MC 7 Released.

    The latest version of MC has just been released. I had a chance to install it yesterday and I immediately noticed that it feels much more responsive. It is available now in the Download Center. Here is some info:


    Avid is very pleased to announce the release of Media Composer 7.0, NewsCutter 11.0, and the Symphony Option, available now for order and download.  

    Media Composer 7.0 and NewsCutter 11.0 are packed with powerful new features and tools, enhanced workflows, and performance improvements.

    New Features:


    1.  FrameFlex

    • Work directly with 2K, 4K, and 6K media in the timeline while outputting HD
    • Change the FrameFlex region of interest position, size and aspect ratio

    2.  Real-Time LUTs (1D & 3D) and CDLs

    • Support for fixed and custom LUTs/CDLs
    • Bulk modify clips in a bin
    • Real-time conversion to rec. 709

    3.  Background Processing (Transcode, Consolidate and Copy)

    • Allows editors to continue working without interruption
    • UI to manage jobs and reflect progress

    4.  Dynamic Media Folders (Watch Folders)

    • Accelerates and simplifies AMA media management tasks automatically in the background
    • Associate "Profiles" to any folder (local or on shared storage) to Link, Copy, Transcode or Consolidate files automatically

    5.  AS-11 – Standardized Delivery with Program Segmentation

    • Support for Spanned Markers
    • Shim support for consistent program delivery requirements
    • Export to a single multi-essence OP1-A MXF file (AVC-I or IMX)

    6.  Audio Enhancements

    • New Cached Audio Waveforms (Instant redraw)
    • Clip Gain Timeline Adjustment
    • New Master Fader support on all sequences with 5 RTAS plug-in inserts
    • Configurable Audio Mixer to reduce size of window

    7.  iXML Metadata Support

    8.  XAVC HD Native Support


    AMA Enhancements:


    1.  AMA Managed Media

    • All Linked AMA Media is now managed via Avid databases
    • Manage AMA media appears in the Media Tool or can be checked into Interplay

    2.  AMA QuickTime with Alpha

    • AMA clips with Alpha appear in the bin as a Matte Key

    3.  AMA Extras

    • New AMA navigation window to link to files & volumes
    • Assign color to AMA clips in the timeline
    • Consolidate or Transcode only AMA clip in a sequence
    • Relink designating either data, audio or video tracks
    • Drag & Drop AMA linking

    Performance Improvements:

    • Multi-cam (LongGOP) supports real-time playback of 9-way multi-cam
    • Improvements to window drawing and timeline blue bar updates
    • Mouse wheel improvements hovering over UI 
    • Improved AMA performance when linking to video and audio
    3.15GHz E8500 CPU, Intel MB w P35 chipset, 4GB memory, Pioneer DVD burner, onboard audio, nVidia Quadro FX1700 512MB , 2TB (4 x 500GB) Raid 0 on Vantec... [view my complete system specs]


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